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Challans are the prescribed forms used for making tax payments. Different challans have been prescribed depending upon the nature of tax payments. For eg
For making payment of taxes a prescribed document known as challan needs to be filled. It is available at
And the payment can be made either
For making the online payment one needs to have net banking or debit cards of the authorized banks.
You can submit the hard copies of challan together with the amount payable at physical bank counters.
Following things should be taken care of while filling up the challan such as
To view the challan on TRACES you need to
The results will appear. Also, any unused balance available will be shown against the challan details it belongs to.
If you have to ascertain that the tax paid by you has been properly recorded in your name, then this feature of OLTAS can be used to view the status of challans deposited in the bank. FIrst you have to visit the website of NSDL and take the given steps :
When you select CIN based view, you need to enter Challan Identification Number (i.e. details such as BSR Code,Challan Tender Date & Challan Serial No.) and amount (optional) After entering such details, you can view the following details:
When you select TAN based view, you need to enter TAN and Challan Tender Date range (Date on which challan is paid) for a particular financial year, then you can view the following details :
When you will enter the amount against a CIN, then the system will match it with the details of the amount uploaded by the bank and will show you the confirmation message.
Claimed: An amount in challan which has been shown in TDS return by the tax filer and is successfully matched with the bank payment details is known as claimed.
Unclaimed: Any bank payments which have not yet been claimed in the return are known as unclaimed challan.
It is a table showing the various transaction when a specific challan was claimed/consumed. The following information can be extracted from this table of challan consumption
|Challan Consumption Table||Status of Challan|
|Amount Claimed = Challan Balance available||Fully Consumed|
|Amount Claimed < Challan Balance available||Partially Consumed|
|Amount Claimed = 0||Matched|
|Amount Claimed > Challan Balance available||Over Booked|
By providing the
Deductor can view particulars of all the challans that have been used in the TDS return/statement for the period.
No communication to Jurisdictional Assessing Officer is required to be made in case of wrong selection of section code by the tax depositor. The CPC-TDS considers the nature of payment on the basis of TDS returns and not on the basis of challan particulars.
Even if you so wish to amend the details of challan it is suggested to file a correction statement through OLTAS.
Yes, a single challan can be filed for TDS payments to be made under different section codes. The nature of payment in a challan can have multiple selections.
At the time of filling up challan for payment of TDS i.e. challan number 281 select Minor head – 400.
A deductee row can be moved from one challan to other within a quarter if, the balance is available. In case the challan is not available in the same quarter or return, changes in respect of the same are first required to be done. After that deductee rows can be moved from one challan i.e. overbooked challan to another challan.
OLTAS or Online Tax Accounting System is the initiative of the Income Tax Department. It was mainly done to keep a record of taxes paid through the uploading of challan details.
To check the list of authorized banks you are required to first visit www.Tin-nsdl.com. Now under the services tab select OLTAS. Further, select the icon of bank branches. A page will open up click on the state and select the location for which you want to check available bank branches. A list of all authorized banks in the region will open up.
The authorized bank will put stamp as a token of acknowledgment of the tax amount on challan. You should take two copies of the printed challan and get both acknowledged to be preserved for future reference. The rubber stamp affixed indicates unique CIN. CIN is a 20 digit number. It comprises
CIN is unique through the country and hence is used for identification purposes of the challan.
You can get the list of all challans on TIN NSDL.. Broadly,
Ans. To check Unclaimed challan in Traces, all you need to do is to login to your traces account , select challan status from the drop down list of Statement/payments, provide period of payment or date of challan and it will appear after clicking on go.
Ans. After making the tax payment using Challan 280, a tax receipt shall be generated. The BSR code and challan serial number are displayed on the right side of the challan.
Ans. Login at Traces (www.tdscpc.gov.in). Click on Dashboard and Check 'List of Unconsumed Challans'.
Ans. The bank branch which collects the payment will put a rubber stamp on the challan and its counterfoil indicating a unique Challan Identification Number (CIN), the date of deposit , and the challan serial number in 5 digits.
Ans. Go to https://tin.tin.nsdl.com/oltas/index.html. Click on either CIN based view or TAN based view. FIll in the required details and submit to view advance tax status.
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